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A 75-year-old man is diagnosed with severe atherosclerosis...

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asked Dec 9, 2016 in Anatomy by Rajesh Bahara
A 75-year-old man with a 40-pack-year history of smoking and hypercholesterolemia is diagnosed with severe atherosclerosis. Atherosclerotic occlusion of which of the following arteries would result in insufficient perfusion of the urinary bladder?

(A) External iliac
(B) Inferior epigastric
(C) Internal iliac
(D) Internal pudendal
(E) Lateral sacral

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Correct Answer: (C) Internal iliac
The bladder is supplied by the vesicular branches of the internal iliac arteries. The internal iliac artery arise from the common iliac artery. Note that this is a simple fact question (Which artery supplies the urinary bladder?) embedded in clinical scenario.
answered Dec 9, 2016 by Rajesh Bahara

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